OPCD-Employer Relations – Career Assistant

Department:                                  OPCD- Employer Relations

Job Title:                                         Career Assistant

Average hours per week:             9

Specific working hours:              8:30-5 with occasional evening hours

Job duties/Skills:

  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires creativity and ability to work independently.
  • Routine duties will vary by specific projects.
  • Assists departments and organizations with marketing and distributing various publicity/promotional items.
  • Assists departments and organizations in providing excellent customer service.
  • Typical duties include; filing, typing, sorting, collating, maintaining records, light clerical work, running errands, giving information, receiving and routing telephone calls, scheduling appointments, unpacking materials, assist with mail – sort, process, issue, deliver and load/unload, and operating office equipment.
  • Responsible for monitoring entrances to buildings in efforts to control access.
  • Assists with daily activities, exhibitions and special events.
  • Provide customer service in person and over the phone.
  • Interest and/or connection to department
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • May conduct research, check bibliographic information, proofreading, and indexing.
  • Create content calendars, develop and distribute text and video-based content, monitor social media channels and support promotional and marketing efforts.
  • No experience required – Will train.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Effectively and efficiently convey and receive information, both formally and informally, using verbal, non-verbal and writing skills amongst various stakeholders.
  • Understand and apply professional and ethical responsibility
  • Develop cognitive and interpersonal skills that are measurable and transferable
  • Function as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills through writing or editing.
  • Constructively receive and apply professional feedback
  • Develop an understanding of professional cultures and expectations